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Moonwarrior_1

What is the hardest puzzle you’ve made, found, completed. Post it here as I’m looking to add some in a weekly puzzle contest on my discord chess server.

Trophies100

idk tbh it was def outside of chess.com

Fire

 

JoshPrice

3k4/8/7p/2p1p1pP/1pPpPpP1/1P1P1P2/N7/2K5 w - - 0 1 I had somebody give this to me. Good puzzle. fairly hard

technical_knockout

i solved it in 10 seconds.  😁

Logic911e

i solved it in 30 seconds

Logic911e

i think its easier for intuitive players to spot these kinds of ideas

technical_knockout

it was a good puzzle;  i just have a lot of experience with solving them & so the right motif happened to jump out at me i guess.

OranegJuice
Fire wrote:

 

First try. The trick is to check whenever possible and set up a check whenever check is not possible.

PaulMorphysBrilliant
Loose Pieces, Material win and long calculation

https://www.chess.com/events/2022-champions-chess-tour-chessable-masters-prelims/11/Ding_Liren-Jones_Gawain_C_B

Ding's game from yesterday!

technical_knockout

i solved two 3800-rated puzzles in a row to finish off my 72 survival rush pb.  😎

PaulMorphysBrilliant

Solve mine then...

Blackhole_Chess
Fire wrote:

 

done

Blackhole_Chess

??

BoggledToggo

Wouldn't say this puzzle is too difficult relatively, but certainly an interesting one! White to play.

BoggledToggo

Solution is 1. a7 f2 2. a8=Q f1=Q 3. Qe8+!! Nxe8 4. d8=N+!! Kf6 5. Ne4#

ghetto_fianchetto
JoshPrice wrote:

3k4/8/7p/2p1p1pP/1pPpPpP1/1P1P1P2/N7/2K5 w - - 0 1 I had somebody give this to me. Good puzzle. fairly hard

Hey! That's my puzzle! Thanks for playing! happy.png

xbrenbrenx

Last weekends WSJ crossword. That shist is tough man...